Leafy Greens

Great Lakes Growers doubles production capacity in Ohio

Great Lakes Growers, an 80,000-square-foot, state of the art hydroponic greenhouse facility that grows delicious and nutritious leafy greens and herbs in Burton, Ohio, has broken ground on an additional 80,000-square-foot expansion. Once completed, the... more »

UC Davis to research lettuce genetic resistance to downy mildew

The Foundation of Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) has awarded Richard Michelmore, professor and director of the UC Davis Genome Center, its first research grant through the Crops of the Future Collaborative. This award builds on and... more »

California lettuce growers change safety practices

On Sept, 28, the California Leafy Green Marketing Association (LGMA) Advisory Board voted to update the Food Safety Practices/Metrics that all LGMA members are required to follow.  The changes come after an outbreak this spring... more »

Duncan Family Farms promotes Pete Guerrero to COO

Duncan Family Farms, a leading grower of organic baby lettuces and greens, kales, and herbs with operations in Arizona, California, Oregon and New York, has announced the promotion of Pete Guerrero to the position of... more »

Greenbelt Microgreens recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Ottawa-based Greenbelt Greenhouse recalled some of its microgreens products from store shelves Aug. 25. The two products recalled were Broccoli Microgreens, and Spicy Microgreen Mix, both sold in 75-gram packages under the Greenbelt Microgreens brand.... more »

BrightFarms named to Inc. 5000 list for revenue growth

BrightFarms, a supplier of locally-grown produce, was named to the annual Inc. 5000 list, ranking No. 571 among the country’s fastest-growing private companies. With four greenhouse farms and distribution across major markets, the ranking solidifies... more »

Peel-and-reseal packaging new adopted by Misionero

Misionero, a leading grower and packer of organic leafy greens, recently announced it would transition its Earth Greens product line to the innovative peel-and-reseal packaging already used on its Garden Life product line. Misionero said... more »

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